• My website is going hacker - switching from Blogger.com to Jekyll
    Jan 12, 2015

    This weekend I finally decided to re-build my website with Jekyll, and move away from Blogger.com! When I found about static site generators, I immediately liked the idea and decided to learn them. After doing a project with Jekyll, I thought it's time to switch my website to it. Static site generators are gaining popularity and they definitely have a market, so it's a good idea to learn using at least one of them!

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  • I now have German citizenship!
    Nov 21, 2014

    This May I finally completed something I've been on for last 2.5 years - I'm finally holding a burgundy-red German passport with my name and picture in it!

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  • Pre-Exam Warm Up
    Oct 17, 2012

    It's been a while since I have blogged! A lot has happened to me in last year. I was admitted into Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt to Master's program in Wirtschaftsinformatik (Business informatics), with extreme luck I'd say, since they did not see that I don't have required DSH. Then I had to learn German, and eventually got DSH 3. And I also went and still going through legal troubles to get German passport.

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  • Transferring Glassfish 2.1 Server
    Jul 18, 2012

    I needed to set-up a new Glassfish server, but because it was heavily customized and configured because of the project I am working on, it was better to transfer it - that is to pack it in old location, and unpack in new one. After a bit of tweaking, I made it run, however it would not start due to following error:

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  • Recursively deleting .svn folders.
    May 4, 2012

    In Windows, create a clearSvn.cmd file and put following contents in it:

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  • Removing Glassfish 3 Windows Service
    Apr 19, 2012

    I've recently tried removing the Glassfish 3.1 server that I had installed long ago, and came into the problem that even after uninstalling the Glassfish from the system, there was still a windows service that was starting the server on startup. So I needed to get rid of the windows service. Its a pretty straightforward task, achieved simply by the command

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  • Think Business
    Jan 19, 2012

    Its not a new discovery that priorities in commercial and scientific/academic software development are different. For example, if you need to delete an arbitrary record, but keep its data in the database, you just add "delete" attribute to the record, and set it to true when the record has been deleted. Straightforward, right?

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